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Parktown Boys' High School
PARKTOWN BOYS\' HIGH SCHOOL is a public high school for boys in Parktown , a suburb of Johannesburg
Johannesburg
, South Africa. One of the oldest and most respected schools in Johannesburg, the school is consistently rated as among the best performing schools in South Africa, as well as in Africa. Parktown Boys' sister school is Parktown High School for Girls , in Parkview , Johannesburg
Johannesburg
. Parktown Boys' has a rich history which includes the use of boaters (called 'bashers'), a distinctive red and black uniform, school songs, and particularly 'Parktonian' language which has evolved over the years. The school motto is 'Arise' ('Surgite' in Latin). The original school buildings have provincial heritage sites status. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Headmasters * 2.1 Current Headmaster * 2.2 Previous Headmasters * 2.3 T.P
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Springbok
The SPRINGBOK (/ˈsprɪŋˌbɒk/ ; Antidorcas marsupialis) is a medium-sized antelope found mainly in southern and southwestern Africa. The sole member of the genus Antidorcas, this bovid was first described by the German zoologist Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann in 1780. Three subspecies are identified. A slender, long-legged antelope, the springbok reaches 71 to 86 cm (28 to 34 in) at the shoulder and weighs between 27 and 42 kg (60 and 93 lb). Both sexes have a pair of black, 35-to-50-centimetre (14 to 20 in) long horns that curve backward. The springbok is characterised by a white face, a dark stripe running from the eyes to the mouth, a light brown coat marked by a reddish-brown stripe that runs from the upper foreleg to the buttocks across the flanks, and a white rump flap. Active mainly at dawn and dusk, springbok form harems (mixed-sex herds)
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Waterpolo
WATER POLO is a competitive team sport played in the water between two teams. The game consists of four quarters, in which the two teams attempt to score goals and throw the ball into their opponent's goal. The team with the most goals at the end of the game wins the match. Each team made up of six field players and one goalkeeper. Except for the goalkeeper, players participate in both offensive and defensive roles. Water polo is typically played in an all-deep pool seven feet (or two meters) deep. Special equipment for water polo includes a water polo ball , which floats on the water; numbered and colored caps ; and two goals , which either float in the water or are attached to the side of the pool. The game is thought to have originated in Scotland in the late 19th century as a sort of "water rugby". William Wilson is thought to have developed the game during a similar period
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Potchefstroom High School For Boys
POTCHEFSTROOM HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOYS is a high school situated in Potchefstroom , South Africa . It is one of the oldest schools in South Africa. CONTENTS* 1 Historical Perspective * 1.1 School History * 1.2 Past Headmasters * 2 Schooling * 2.1 Academics * 2.2 Sports * 2.3 Cultural * 3 Alumni * 3.1 Old Boys Society * 3.2 Notable Alumni * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVESCHOOL HISTORYWith the Transvaal under British control, Lord Milner , the Colonial Secretary at the time created educational facilities (known as the Milner Schools) for English-speaking pupils. The site for the school had been an infamous concentration camp during the 2nd South African War. The first school on the land was for the children interned in the camp
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National Anthem
A NATIONAL ANTHEM (also STATE ANTHEM, NATIONAL HYMN, NATIONAL SONG, etc. like Jana Gana Mana) is generally a patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions, and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nation's government as the official national song , or by convention through use by the people. The majority of national anthems are marches or hymns in style. The countries of Latin America , Central Asia , and Europe tend towards more ornate and operatic pieces, while those in the Middle East , Oceania , Africa , and the Caribbean use a more simplistic fanfare
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Scrabble
SCRABBLE is a word game in which players score points by placing tiles bearing a single letter onto a board divided into a 15×15 grid of squares. The tiles must form words which, in crossword fashion, flow left to right in rows or downwards in columns, and be defined in a standard . The name is a trademark of Hasbro, Inc. in the United States and Canada; outside the United States and Canada, it is a trademark of Mattel
Mattel
. The game is sold in 121 countries and is available in 29 languages; approximately 150 million sets have been sold worldwide and roughly one-third of American and half of British homes have a Scrabble
Scrabble
set. There are around 4,000 Scrabble
Scrabble
clubs around the world
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Independent Examinations Board
The INDEPENDENT EXAMINATIONS BOARD, or IEB, is a South African independent assessment agency which offers examinations for various client schools, mostly private schools . It is most prominent in setting examinations for the school-leaving National Senior Certificate , or NSC (which replaced the Senior Certificate and Further Education and Training Certificate) for its client schools. See High school: South Africa
South Africa
; Matriculation in South Africa
South Africa
. The IEB exams are considered by many teachers, parents, students and universities, both within South Africa
South Africa
and abroad, as a more challenging and comprehensive assessment than the State NSC. Students with excellent IEB results have been accepted to Ivy League
Ivy League
and Oxbridge institutions without taking further requirements such as A-levels
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AstroTurf
Heard Smith – Chief Executive Officer Troy Squires – President Jim Petrucelli – VP Strategy WEBSITE astroturf.comASTROTURF is a brand of artificial turf playing surface. The original AstroTurf
AstroTurf
product was a short-pile synthetic turf. Since the early 2000s decade, AstroTurf
AstroTurf
has marketed taller systems that utilize infill materials to better replicate natural grass. The prime reason to incorporate AstroTurf
AstroTurf
on game fields is to avoid the cost of laying and maintaining natural turf and to maximize hours of usage. Today AstroTurf
AstroTurf
is a member of the SportGroup, a family of sports surfacing companies
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Johannesburg
JOHANNESBURG (/dʒoʊˈhænᵻsbɜːrɡ/ ; Afrikaans: ; also known as JOZI, JOBURG and EGOLI) is the largest city in South Africa
South Africa
and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world . It is the provincial largest city in Gauteng
Gauteng
, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa. While Johannesburg
Johannesburg
is not one of South Africa\'s three capital cities , it is the seat of the Constitutional Court . The city is located in the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills and is the centre of large-scale gold and diamond trade. In 2011, the population of the city of Johannesburg
Johannesburg
was 4,434,827, making it the largest city in South Africa. In the same year, the population of Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area was 7,860,781
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Rhodes Scholars
The RHODES SCHOLARSHIP, named for the British mining magnate and South African politician Cecil John Rhodes , is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford
Oxford
. It is widely considered to be one of the world's most prestigious scholarships . Established in 1902, it was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, inspiring the creation of a great many other awards across the globe. As elaborated on in his will, Cecil Rhodes' goals in creating the Rhodes Scholarships were to promote civic-minded leadership among "young colonists" :24 with "moral force of character and instincts to lead", for "the furtherance of the British Empire, for the bringing of the whole uncivilised world under British rule, for the recovery of the United States, for the making the Anglo-Saxon
Anglo-Saxon
race but one Empire"
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Scotland
SCOTLAND (/ˈskɒt.lənd/ ; Scots : ; Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
: Alba
Alba
( listen )) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain
Great Britain
. It shares a border with England
England
to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
, with the North Sea
North Sea
to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides . The Kingdom of Scotland
Kingdom of Scotland
emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
and continued to exist until 1707
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Flower Of Scotland
FLOWER OF SCOTLAND ( Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
: Flùr na h-Alba) is the unofficial national anthem of Scotland. It was written by Roy Williamson of the folk group the Corries , and presented in 1967, and refers to the victory of the Scots, led by Robert the Bruce , over England 's Edward II
Edward II
at the Battle of Bannockburn
Battle of Bannockburn
in 1314. CONTENTS * 1 Lyrics * 2 Popular use * 3 References * 4 External links LYRICSThe song was composed and is sung in English, typically with Scots pronunciation of a few words (e.g. "Tae" as opposed to "To")
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South Africa National Rugby Union Team
The SOUTH AFRICA NATIONAL RUGBY UNION TEAM, commonly known as the SPRINGBOKS, is governed by the South African Rugby Union . The Springboks play in green and gold jerseys with white shorts, and their emblems are the Springbok and the King Protea . The team has been representing South Africa
South Africa
in international rugby union since 30 July 1891, when they played their first test match against a British Isles touring team. Although South Africa
South Africa
was instrumental in the creation of the Rugby World Cup competition, the Springboks did not compete in the first two World Cups in 1987 and 1991 because of anti-apartheid sporting boycotts of South Africa. The team made its World Cup debut in 1995 , when the newly democratic South Africa
South Africa
hosted the tournament
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Institute Of Chartered Accountants In England And Wales
Incorporated Society of Liverpool Accountants, Institute of Accountants in London and three others FORMATION 11 May 1880; 137 years ago (1880-05-11) LEGAL STATUS Chartered body MEMBERSHIP 147,000 MEMBER\'S DESIGNATIONS ACA (Associate) and FCA (Fellow) PRESIDENT Hilary Lindsay EdD MBA FCA DEPUTY PRESIDENT Nick Parker VICE PRESIDENT Paul Aplin GOVERNING BODY Council IFAC MEMBER SINCE 7 October 1977 WEBSITE icaew.comThe INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES (ICAEW) was established by royal charter in 1880. It has over 147,000 members. Over 15,000 of these members live and work outside the UK. In 2015, 8,256 students joined ICAEW - the highest ever figure. 82 of FTSE 100 (the leading UK) companies have an ICAEW Chartered Accountant on the board
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House Of Lords
The HOUSE OF LORDS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, also known as the HOUSE OF PEERS, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom . Like the House of Commons , it meets in the Palace of Westminster
Palace of Westminster
. Officially, the full name of the house is THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE LORDS SPIRITUAL AND TEMPORAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND IN PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLED. Unlike the elected House of Commons, all members of the House of Lords (excluding 90 hereditary peers elected among themselves and two peers who are ex officio members) are appointed. The membership of the House of Lords
House of Lords
is drawn from the peerage and is made up of Lords Spiritual and Lords Temporal
Lords Temporal
. The Lords Spiritual are 26 bishops in the established Church of England
Church of England

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Democratic Alliance (South Africa)
The DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE (DA) is a South African political party and the official opposition to the governing African National Congress (ANC). The present leader is Mmusi Maimane
Mmusi Maimane
, who succeeded former Mayor of Cape Town
Cape Town
and Premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille
Helen Zille
on 10 May 2015. The party is broadly centrist , though it has been attributed both centre-left and centre-right policies. It is a member of the Liberal International
Liberal International
and the Africa Liberal Network . The DA traces its roots to the founding of the anti-apartheid Progressive Party in 1959, with many mergers and name changes between that time and the present. The party adopted its current name on 24 June 2000
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